Witney Mill, Witney, Oxfordshire

Witney Mill, Witney, Oxfordshire
Photograph taken 23 August 2005 © Mr Alistair F Nisbet. Source Historic England Archive ref: 398142

This mill dates to c1820. The mill was water powered. It combined the fulling, weaving and spinning processes under one roof. It is the earliest surviving industrial building of Richard Early and Sons Ltd. The Early family had blanket mills in Witney for much of the 19th and 20th centuries. Charles Early and Company produced blankets for the Navy at Witney Mill during WW2. Find out more about windmills and watermills in our Teachers' Kit - Mills.


Oxfordshire Witney


Georgian (1714 - 1836)



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